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Veteran hospitalized after medication dropped from EHR list

Veteran hospitalized after medicine dropped from EHR record

Reports emerged this week of a veteran hospitalized in March after a heart medication prescription went missing from his “active prescription” list.   As first reported by the Spokesman-Review’s Orion Donovan-Smith, clinical leadership at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, characterized the incident as a “sentinel event” upon reviewing the case.   The problem appeared…

3 Toddlers Hospitalized After Eating Goldfish Crackers Spiked With THC

3 Toddlers Hospitalized After Consuming Goldfish Crackers Spiked With THC

April 18, 2022Three young children in Virginia were hospitalized after eating Goldfish crackers laced with THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that makes people high.The children, all 1-year-old, were taken to the local hospital on March 2 because of their glassy, bloodshot eyes and lethargic, uncoordinated behavior, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook.All…

3 Toddlers Hospitalized After Eating Goldfish Crackers Spiked With THC

3 Toddlers Hospitalized After Consuming Goldfish Crackers Spiked With THC

April 18, 2022Three young children in Virginia were hospitalized after eating Goldfish crackers laced with THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that makes people high.The children, all 1-year-old, were taken to the local hospital on March 2 because of their glassy, bloodshot eyes and lethargic, uncoordinated behavior, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook.All…

One-third of hospitalized Hawaiʻi youth are obese

One-third of hospitalized Hawaiʻi youth are overweight

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain One in three hospitalized youth in Hawaiʻi had obesity, underscoring the need for greater attention to obesity in the inpatient setting and targeted interventions to reduce obesity among younger hospitalized patients. That’s according to a new study by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) researchers. The…

Trending Medical and health breaking news CDC: More Kids Hospitalized With COVID Since Pandemic Began

Trending Medical and well being breaking information CDC: Extra Children Hospitalized With COVID Since Pandemic Started

Hospital admissions of U.S. children younger than 5 — the only group ineligible for vaccination — have reached their peak since the start of the pandemic, according to new data from the CDC. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said the higher numbers show the importance of vaccination for all eligible groups. “This is the highest…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Characteristics of hospitalized pregnant women with flu ID’d

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Traits of hospitalized pregnant girls with flu ID’d

(HealthDay)—Close to 30 percent of reproductive-aged women hospitalized with influenza were pregnant during the 2010-2011 through 2018-2019 influenza seasons, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Rachel Holstein, M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues describe the characteristics and outcomes of…